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How can I change GTK3 themes from XFCE or Openbox?

Running Ubuntu 12.10, the problem I'm having is that when running XFCE or Openbox as my desktop I cannot seem to switch the gtk theme away from the default Ambiance. I've tried gtk-theme-switch, ...
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How do I combine two toolbar buttons into one?

In my application toolbar, I have two toolbar buttons Travel Planner and Departures as shown below, I need to change it this, As you can see in the 2nd image, it seems that 1 button has 3 ...
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How to make Gtk spinbutton symbolic in 12.04 in only a specific application?

I am currently developing an application for Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 systems. My application is completely monochromatic except for the spinbuttons as seen in the screenshot below. This issue ...
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Highlighting Gtk Entry fields on invalid input by user

I am creating a program using Python and Gtk. I want to guide the user by pointing out mistakes if any. I have attached a sample glade interface below. Here the user is supposed to enter a valid ...
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How can I resize the volume OSD in Gnome3 (Shell)?

How can I resize the volume OSD display to a more "sane" size? Currently it takes about 1/4th of my screen height. I may be shortsighted, but not that shortsighted. I checked my theme settings, but ...
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How can I theme the Pidgin conversation window?

I have been looking for a way to theme the Pidgin conversation window to match my Ubuntu (12.10) theme. I have tracked it down to the gtkrc-2.0 (gtkrc-3.0?) file and now know that if a customized ...
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What does “Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected.” mean?

When starting gparted, it crashes with the error: Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected. Using GTK+ 2.x and GTK+ 3 in the same process is not supported I already opened LP bug #1094354 for this. ...
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How do I install gmate in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install gmate in ubuntu 12.04, I followed instructions from here sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-on-rails/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gedit-gmate The ...
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Is there any Gtk+ 3 port of the Redmond theme?

I have the gtk2 version of Redmond installed, but it doesn't work for programs using gtk3. Redmond looks like this: Or are there any gtk3 themes similar to redmond?
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How to update Synaptic on 10.10 to include new packages

I would really appreciate if someone can help me out. I've been using gtk3 on 10.10 to write applications but when I start them it says Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" I ...
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How to fix gtk theme?

I have installed gnome-cupertino-gtk-theme from here http://www.webupd8.org/2012/12/zukitwo-adwaita-cupertino-themes-ported.html on ubuntu 12.10. In nautilus 3.4, the collor of the toolbar is awful, ...
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Will Gtk3 applications run in MATE?

MATE, the Gnome 2 fork is still using Gtk3, although I think they have plans to migrate to Gtk3 in the future. Currently, is it possible to run Gtk3 applications in MATE?
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Creating a toolbar with buttons like Software Center

How do I create a toolbar with buttons that look like the ones in Software Center? I've figured out out to set the style of the toolbar to Gtk.STYLE_CLASS_PRIMARY_TOOLBAR, but I want to set the ...
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How can I improve Eclipse's user Interface to get rid of the excessive padding and spacing?

Eclipse Juno (historical versions too) has too much padding applied to the tabs and borders. This makes it hard to work with multiple project folders, especially ones containing multiple packages and ...
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Pkg-Config Error (No such file or directory)

if i try and compile the tutorial code for GTK3 with the command gcc simple.c -o simple 'pkg-config --libs --cflags gtk+-3.0' it gives off the error gcc: error: pkg-config --libs --cflag gtk+-3.0: ...
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Strange GTK3 issue with Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer)

I find that, in some GTK3 apps such as Audacious and Evince (Document Viewer), parts of the UI are pure black, which looks ugly and out-of-place. It is not intentional, as the screenshots on both ...
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12.04 Ambiance dark side bar issue when clicking folder on desktop

Concerning an updated custom ambiance theme: why is there no dark side bar when I click on a folder, like the home folder icon on the desktop, but the theme works as planned when I type nautilus in ...
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How to edit nautilus side menu transparency and font color?

I've been trying to customize my Ubuntu 12.04 Unity desktop. I am describing what I've done until now to make it easier to understand what is my practical question. Please don't refer to it as too ...
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How do I force a 16x16 icon size for toolbar icons in GTK 3?

Is there a way to force 16x16 icon size for toolbar icons in GTK3? In GTK2 it was possible by editing ~/.gtkrc-2.0. I just do not know how to do this in GTK3.
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What is a desktop recorder with global shortcuts?

My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. I searched on google hundreds of times and I couldn't find any solution for desktop recorder software. There is the Kazam unstable version, but shortcut keys didn't work. I ...
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Question about GtkScrollbar class in custom themes

I very much like to use the Zukitwo theme as an alternative over the standard Ambiance theme, it is to my taste more easy on the eyes. However, the theme takes away the scrollbar arrows or ...
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Change Right-click menu background color

I'm using a modified Ambience theme (found in the Ambience-colors package, here: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/01/download-ambiance-and-radiance-themes.html ) and the right-click menus of the Ambiance ...
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How can I install GNOME or GTK+ 3.6 on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it possible to install GNOME 3.6 or gtk+ 3.6 on Ubuntu 12.04? If yes, how? I want to write an application which uses GtkMenuButton. GtkMenuButton is a new widget introduced in GTK+ 3.6.
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Disable css warnings [closed]

Everytime I open a gtk application it outputs css warnings (lack of units assuming px etc). Can I disable this dreadful verbosity? example: $ gedit (gedit:19558): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing ...
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How can I edit the color of search bar in nautilus gtk3?

i want to change search bar in nautilus to purple but i don't know how this is my first theme still don't know my way around. here is a example
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How to update gtk-3.4 themes to the new gtk-3.6

Is it too complicated to achieve? if it's not could you tell me how, please. I have some basic knowledge about gtk and css. Also, is this going to continue happening each time gnome releases a new ...
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python/gtk3 set modal window issue

i have an application that has two Gtk.Window's and one of them calls the another, but when using Gtk.Window.set_modal(True) it doesn't work, i still can interact with the main window... any help? ...
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How to use a different gtk (gtk3) theme for some applications?

I want to use a custom theme for Nautilus and for some other applications but I want to keep the generic theme for the rest of the applications and system. I know it can be done in gtk2. For ...
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How do I theme the Sound Menu playback buttons? [closed]

In my GTK+2/3 theme I am making for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, there's a very noticeable problem when it comes to the Sound Menu buttons - they are completely black with white icons: Obviously, this does ...
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Can I change the file icon with Gio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the folder icon? I'm using python. I want change a file icon with Gio from a python app. I found a lot of deprecated documentation and I'm not sure how ...
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How to a deb package without Quickly?

I am developing an app now, I'm using GSetting as my setting back-end, but I can't make my .gschema file installed while open the .deb file. I'm wandering if there is some simple guide for green ...
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How to get rid of the background gradient of the inline GtkToolbar?

When you run the below code, it will show an inline toolbar in a window. Notice how the inline toolbar has a stand-out backbround. Is there a way to apply CSS to get rid of it and make blend with ...
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Can I theme the menubar to look different if a window is maximized?

I know you can theme the Unity menubar in GTK+3 using CSS, but is there a way to theme it differently depending on whether a window is maximized? This would be useful for e.g. themes where the ...
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How can I theme Synaptic Manager?

I use Lubuntu 12.04 and a gtk2 theme, Elegant Arch. With such a theme, gtk2 applications like Thunar will be themed, while others like Nautilus, would be not (see this question ant the images ...
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How to create a sliding widget (GTK+, Quickly)

Recently I've seen this widget in Gedit: It appears when you press Ctrl + F. What I am interested is in how to get the sliding effect. Any suggestion will be appreciated.
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How do I have my GTK+3 theme look different in certain applications?

If I want my GTK+3 theme that I'm writing to theme certain UI elements in some applications a bit differently than for most applications, how would I go about doing that? For example, I might have a ...
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BasiliskII in12.04

I'm trying to install Basilisk2 on 12.04. I converted the rpm from http://basilisk.cebix.net/#download to deb. Running it, however, gives me: BasiliskII: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Fade out Label / Button / Status Bar with GTK

What is the easiest way to fade out and fade in elements in Python / GTK 3? Coming from webdevelopment, my initial take on this problem was to call c = widget.get_style_context(), ...
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GTK Recent Chooser Menu callback not working

I am currently very puzzled why something so simple fails so hard: This is the source code for a very very simple recent chooser menu, but it fails. My output is this: Display name: ...
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GTK3 theme in KDE

I am using Kubuntu 12.04 and QtCurve widget style which does not support GTK3: How can apply a GNOME theme for GTK3 apps? I found an advice here: installed gnome-themes-standard and ...
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How do I set a fallback for a GTK+ theme?

I was looking for a way to apply a custom GTK3 theme on a per application basis like can be done with GTK2 but it appears it can't be done as there are open questions here that have not been resolved. ...
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GTK3 and GTK2 themes checkbox

I have a good theme. But there is one disadvantage. I don't see if checkbox is checked or unchecked until I place mouse cursor above it. Can you tell me what I should change in the theme to be able ...
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Apply primary-toolbar background behind GtkEntry widget with GTK3

In PyGI (GTK3), how can I make a GtkEntry widget appear against the same background applied (by the user's theme) to the primary toolbar. I tried adding the same style class like this: ...
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PyGObject: Gio.File.copy_async() doesn't exist in Ubuntu 12.04

According to GIO Reference Manual Gio.File has a methode copy_async. In Ubuntu 12.04 I'm getting an AttributeError when I try to call this method. What should I use instead to for asynchronous ...
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How can I add cut/copy/paste functionality to my application?

I'm developing an Electoral Calculator (https://launchpad.net/electoralcalculator) using Python 2.7, Gtk+3 and Glade and I want to add cut/copy/paste functionality to my application. I want to give ...
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Python GTK 3 IDE

Just a Quick Question, to Check if there are any available IDE for Python GTK 3. IE: An IDE which give the programmer an auto complete feature with method Description Etc.
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Are there any tweaks for fixing the appearance of Eclipse Juno on ubuntu?

As we have previously established ;-) running Eclipse on ubuntu is a bit disappointing on the UI side. Things are even worse now that Juno is out. Are there any tweaks specific to Gtk3 and Juno that ...
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Load and show an image from the web in Python with Gtk 3?

I'm writing an app on Ubuntu 12.04 with Python and GTK 3. The problem I have is that I can't figure out how I should do to show a Gtk.Image in my app with an image file from the web. This is as far ...
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Python Gtk event ignore

I would like to ignore some key events in a text view, now i do the following def on_key_press_event(self,source,event): keyname = Gdk.keyval_name(event.keyval) if(keyname=="Return"): ...
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Quit application on Ctrl+C in Quickly framework

I found that when I run my application using "quickly run" and press Ctrl+c to kill it, the application does not quit. I am using Quickly 12.04. For GTK2 applications, I used def ...